Category: FIlm

FILM: SHADOWS

Based on recent news events and set in the year 2037, SHADOWS is a contemporary Orwellian style vision of the future. The short sci-fi film depicts a UK government using all digital technology for surveillance and control over the general population, becoming…

FILM: Legend

Rating: HE SAID Tom Hardy snarls and spits his way through this violent, glossy portrait of The Kray brothers and their reign over East London. So impressive is his dual performance as the sociopathic but charming Reggie and the feral,…

FILM: Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Rating: Me and Earl and The Dying Girl is a smart quirky, charming and very funny comedy adapted by Jesse Andrews based on his own YA novel. Greg is in his last year of high school and up until now…

FILM: A Dozen Summers

Rating: A Dozen Summers is a micro budget (£20,000) film from writer, director and producer Kenton Hall who has made a very ambitious film for his first feature. As it opens we are greeted by the warm, familiar voice of…

FILM: TWIN PEAKS UK FESTIVAL 2015

Twin Peaks originally aired on our TV screens 25 years ago in 1990. Since then it has grown into a huge cult success and is widely seen as one of the best TV shows of all time. In 1992, director…

FILM: TRAINWRECK

Rating: Two things are irrefutable: Amy Schumer can write and she can act; expertly carrying this biting, consistently hilarious rom-com on her shoulders. Amy Townsend (Schumer) is a thirty-something writer in New York working at monthly ‘lifestyle’ magazine Snuff (where…

FILM: Pixels

Rating: The concept of Pixels – that aliens are sending 80’s arcade games to attack earth – is a pretty solid and interesting idea. Unfortunately, the film itself is neither solid nor interesting. We begin in the 1980s (cue nostalgia) with…

FILM: Everly

Rating: HE SAID Salma Hayek plays a prostitute going up against the Yakuza in this ridiculous, excessively violent exploitation flick from director Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, Knights of Badassdom). Originally intended as a starring vehicle for Kate…

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